Research: Success is usually measured
by results; however, in genealogy success is using correct methodologies,
research techniques combined with experience. There is no guarantee of results
even with the best researcher, however, a researcher will determine the best
approach, which records exist and analyze all the information resulting in
valid and sound recommendations for further successful research. TG has 30 years of experience and will
provide the best possible positive experience.
Research Structure: Each line contains one (1) family surname called a
pedigree line. Each research project
will focus on one family surname at a time, of course if multiple families are
in the same area, it can be expanded to include those family surnames in that
- Project Request: Detailed instructions of
research to be conducted.
- Data Input & Sifting: Analyzing your current
documents and research and entering them into a genealogical software
program. Documents, Photos, audio
and video can be added to your digital genealogical database.
- Summary Sheet: An outline of
objectives, results and future recommendations.
- Research Calendar: A listing of all
sources searched with proper citations
- Documents: Copies of all documents
attained from the research. These can be added to your electronic
- Correspondence: Initiated as needed to
attain further documentation such as birth certificates, wills, etc.
- Electronic format/gedcom: All data is entered and
stored on a sever as well as providing you with a copy burned to a CD.
- Paper Copies: All pedigree charts and family group sheets are printed
and compiled with the documentation.
- For LDS Clients: Printer FOR with report
and/or Temple Cards with Report
- Finished Project: All the above put in a
folder or binder either delivered in person or mailed with the invoice.
Cost of Research Project: With 30 years of experience
is this field, we have noticed that for a project to be successful it needs a
minimum of 10 to 20 hours to include all of the above.
At $65 per hour, a typical project can cost as much as $1300.
Additional Types of Professional Research
CustomSearch: Customize your search with our
experts. Each level of research is at our standard rate of $65 per hour.
Searches: This does not include all of the above items in a standard project; you would only
receive the research performed, documents and the matching calendar. You can
suggest a search of specific items only.
Minimum cost is $350
searches available at various costs.
Looking for a Live Descendant? Are you the only one left in
your family? Trying to locate living relatives, we can help and/or guide you.
are a number of options to pay for your research. In order to begin a
research project, we need at least 50% of the cost up front, this begins the
research process, and upon receipt of the remaining 50% the project will be
delivered or mailed to you. We can set
up a monthly plan or we accept most credit cards, checks and money orders. TG wants anyone
to be able to afford research by experts!
Religious Family History Corporation (RFH): Timeless Genealogies is affiliated with RFH, a
public charity registered with the IRS. Checks sent to us written to RFH Corp. can be tax deductible. If you are interested in this service, please
let us know.
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